sheugh

noun
\ˈshüḵ \

Definition of sheugh 

chiefly Scotland

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Synonyms for sheugh

Synonyms

dike, ditch, fosse (or foss), gutter, trench, trough

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Examples of sheugh in a Sentence

fell into a sheugh while rambling over the Scottish moors

First Known Use of sheugh

1501, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sheugh

Middle English sogh swamp; akin to Middle Low German gutter

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The first known use of sheugh was in 1501

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